Excellent opportunity for an individual who wishes to be a positive team-player and part of a progressive and exciting educational system.
This position is responsible for the administration, design and oversight of all employee benefit plans for the District. Responsibilities include analyzing, forecasting and reporting insurance plan information; maintaining proper accounting procedures and records in the areas of employee and retiree benefits; organizing and overseeing a District-wide wellness program; and working with the Insurance Committee to formulate benefit plan design recommendations.
Position will be a key advisor to the Human Resources Director and Assistant Director. Individual must be a self-starter, have the ability to creatively find solutions to complex problems, and believe that people are our most important asset. Responsible for promoting the District through positive public relations with a variety of stakeholders. May be called upon to present information to the Board.
At a minimum, must possess an Associate degree in Business or Accounting; Bachelor degree preferred.
Previous benefit related experience in human resources or in an insurance office required.
Proven leadership, organizational, and communication skills including at least three (3) years of accounting experience required.
Requires the ability to work with staff at all levels of the organization to foster and enhance student achievement through department initiatives.
Experience working with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds.
The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence and succeed in reaching their potential.
Sioux City Community Schools employs approximately 2,000 people in the following employee groups: Teachers, Instructional Assistants, Secretaries, Administrators, Operations & Maintenance, Bus Drivers and Assistants, and Food Service Assistants. Our enrollment is approximately 14,000 students in grades Preschool through 12th.
We are proud that more than 58 percent of our teachers and administrators have masters, specialist, or doctorate degrees. We are a progressive organization that is considered a leader in education. Every effort will be made to recruit the most qualified candidates for all positions within the District. We recognize that diversity is an asset to be valued and will strive to encourage diversity among our workforce.
Sioux City serves as the regional hub for business, employment, industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and tourism in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota, and Northeast Nebraska. More than 140,000 people live in the tri-state metropolitan area. To learn more about our city visit www.sioux-city.org
Interested applicants must complete an on-line application.